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MT. VERNON SIGNAL
Friday, Feb. 7, 19 13
Published every Friday by
EDGAR S. ALBRIGHT.
Louisville, for many reasons, Kentucky's
geographically, State pride etc., Congress.
should have the trade and support
of our people which has been
When Congressman Owslev
. Stanlev took his famous hnr.se-
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OBSCRIPTION ONE YEAR $I.OO
Advertising rates made known on
back ride uo Cumberland River
now up to the business and pro- lo ascertain the needs o the
fessional men of Louisville to at Btvaam ; tUa m r . .. nA
at once repudiate condemn and dams he stated a demand for ft
disclaim any kind of an approval $400ooo Federal appropriation
U4 uwu...WIUi.ui uavo PFCa.tu iYom an unexpected source. It
subject in the papers I , . mr,nnl?n pnn1
ORDER "FOR GRADED
bCHOOL ELECTION AT
KENTUCKY PRESS ASSOCIATION
They had best step
We Aie Authorized to Announce
As a candidate for Jailer of Rockcastle
subject to the action of the Republican
party, August Primary, 1913.
We Are Authorized to Announce
As a candidate for Sheriff of Rockcastle
subject to the action of the Eepublican
party, August Primary, 1913.
The sins of commission aud
omission of the Louisville daily
press have been many, especially
regarding South Eastern Ken
tucky. The Herald being the
only paper that has given the
mountain people a square deal of
Fourteen days after the Signal
printed an editorial advocating a
government appropriation tor the
construction of a highway from
Cumberland Gap to Crab Orchard
a distance of 98 miles, to be called
Boone Way in honor of the old
hero, Daniel Boone, and requesting
sn editorial expression thereon:
the Courier Journal and Post
came "limpin in the rear" with
loads of cold water" and slush ice
which they promptly threw onto
the proposition in an attempt to
drown out the presu mptious
mountaineer's movement to get
small recognition from our Nation
al government. In their opinion,
evidently, South Eastern Ken
tucky "don't deserve nothin'
nohow." Let these people of the
hills dig out their own salvation
and roads from the mountain sides,
advocate, these arrogant sheets.
These papers endorse, or appear
to, the idea of piling up marble
buildings in Washington at the
cost of millions upon millions of
dollars, harbor work at New York
Norfolk, Galveston, San Francisco
etc. Locking and damming the
Ohio at Louisville, and many
more river points at a cost of
more millions. Many of these
vast edifices, etc., can be viewed
by the ultra rich, along with
Marse Henri, from their private
palace cars and yachts or motor
boats, during all seasons of the
year while our mountaineer is
often, during winter mouths,
obliged to shoulder his "turn of
corn" and climb "trails" over the
billfe to mill for the bread supply
for his family, on account of im
passible roads for riding or
driving, all of which could be so
easilv changed by switching just
a "mite" of the millions so lavishly
bestowed upon other localities.
The work to be accomplished by
this mite would give vast benefits
to not only thousands of people
but would reach up into the
These Louisville Journals, herein
mentioned, both by advertisement
and by personal letter, one of
which the writer is in receipt of
from Courier Journal under a
recent date, calling attention to
advertisements of Louisville
business men in its colun as and
the advantages in parcels- post
accomodations offered customers
by these hustling commercial
people, giving cogent reasons
why our people should trade with
Louisvlle. Right on its heels came
these editorials telling us they
have no sympathy for our move
ment for governmental aid in
highway building and brutally
volunteering the superfluous advice
,4hat if you mountain people want
Toadsdig 'em; (dig ye terriers dig")
coot hog or die, we have good
(roads, presented us by the good
old State of Kentucky and are
at just a small expense to keep
them in repair and are not con
cerning ourselves as to what South
Eastern Kentucky is doing or
jgoing to do; this is the heft of
'ineminaiions from that portion
hi "the Lovisville press under discussion.
into the breach and work
strenuously to prevent its further
widening and reaching such
proportions in the future that it
would be difficult to close up the
break and confine the trade
to its original channel. Other
cities, Knoxville and Cincinnati
are now live competitors for this
trade and if conditions continue
as at present, when those of the
metropolis of our State "hammer"
us instead of lending their good
offices and aid in securine the
highway through the Mountains
then our people feel like turning
to those who can sympathize with
and assist them in their great
undertaking. We may be "ot
down on" but "we wont stay
(Kentucky pays $154,000 toward
the expenses of supporting the
local government of the District
of Columbia; this sum if diverted
for three years would more than
build "Boone Way.")
If our respected contemporaries,
or others concerned, believe these
remarks are the idle vaporings of
a little "one hoss" monntain
editor let them get in cotnmunica
tior with the bank of Mt. Vernon,
the Peoples Bank, Mt. Vernon
Commercial Club or any of our
business and professional men.
We mean to have it known that
Mt. Vernon, Rockcastle County,
Kentucky, is located on the L. &
N. railroad 120, miles from Louis
ville, the city by the Falis; 147
miles from Knoxville the live wire
of East Tennessee and 165 miles
from the Queen City and further
that our people are after a "square
deal' and piopose to have it.
Crab Orchard, London, Corbin,
Barbourville, Pineville, and
Middlesboro and other towns and
cities of Southern Eastern Ken
tucky are eager for this proposed
highway and they of course can't
have a kindly feeling for those
who appose the movement for its
Rockcastle Countv Court Order
, , , , , . j Clark, Lester
At the Regular Term of tuislGadd Joha s
rourt neiu on the .23 aay 01 Dec.
1912.it appearing that a petition
signed by fifty legal qualified
white voters was filed with the
County Court Clerk at the last
regular term of this court asking
who dwell nnon rhi innr-rtsihle
IliahUmrl. onri tvlnnl from A.h-Ithata 8raded COmmOH School dlS
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ville, North Carolina, the old
Wilderness Road modernized, and
many Congressmen from Ken
tucky, Tennessee and North Caro
lina, with the Senators of these
States, are daily promising support
of the proposition
Howard Bostic and Nannie Ly
tle, who were serving an eleven
month's jail sentence at Tazwe'l,
Tenn., but escaped on December
the 9th, and came here to the
home of Bostie's cousin, were ar
rested yesterday and taken back to
Tennessee by the sheriff. L. G.
Ping, of Clayborne county.
The recital which was given by
Mrs. Beazley's music class on the
evening of Friday Tanuary 31st.,
was a very enjoyable occasion.
Among the mtmbers of her class
who took part were Misses Bennie
Bell Duke, Mamie Baker, Edith
Laswell, Ruth Reppert, Lncy M.
Duke and Mr. Ed Langford.
After the players had acquitted
themselves most c.-editablv, re
freshments were partaken of and
a pleasant social hour was enjoyed
by all. Misses Ardilla and Annie
Brown were absent on account of
"The parasol might be consider
ed the feminine of the unbrella,
"I suppose so. What abont it?'
'I was just wondering if the
first parasol was made from an
Boone Way Booster Bands are
being organized in Virginia, Tenn
essee, North Carolina and Ken
tucky, The people East of Cum
berland Gap propose to put in the
connecting link of 60 miles be
tween the Gap and Bristol and to
make connection there th:u to
The manner in which the lead
ing statesmen of our county is
endorsing and working for pro
posed bill to construct Boone Way
is very encouraging to the
originators ot the proposition.
A MOUNTAIN PLEA.
From Louisville Herald.
The Mt. Vernon Signal invites
The Herald to comment upon a
project earnestly advocated in its
columns and which contemplates
the building of a highway over
Boone's Trail from Cumberland
Gap to Crab Orchard, and then
into the Bluegrass.
The Herald is happy to approve
the proposal. The possibilities of
the idea appeal to us, and are in
entire accord with our policy of
support for any practicable plan of
increasing the number ot good
roads in the State.
Both in the people, and in the
natural resources of the mountain
counties, Kentucky has a n asset
upon which it has never realized
in any adequate measure. Any
thing any of us cau do to promote
the development and welfare of
this great section of the State
The building of a road is, per
haps, the most valuable contri
bution that could be made to
present needs. A hundred inci
dental features of progress depeud
upon roads. The contemplated
highway would have the effect of
drawing to itself, as a main artery,
tributary turnpikes from adjoining
counties, and would thus form a
stimulus to further development.
The Signal propose that
Federal aid should be asked in
constructing the road. Since it
would be interstate in its nature,
touching Tennessee and Virginia
as well as Kentucky, there is
reason and justice in this sug
gestion. We gladly join our
mountain contemporary in urging
the consideration of the project by
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trict be organized with its bound
ary as follows:
Beginning at Nancy Bales on
Rockcastle River, excluding her:
thence to Bill Bales excluding him;
thence to John Baxters excluding
liitu; thence to the lettered rook;
thence to Thomas Dees including
him; thence to .the George Pettit
old place near crooked bridge:
thence to the Lee Arnolds place ex
eluding him; thence to the Steve
Moore place on Rockcastle River;
thence with the Laurel couuty line
to the beginning and that the sit
for the school house of said pro
posed district is the old school
house site, which is within the
limits 01" the town of Livingston
wnich site is certified to be not
exceeding two miles from any
part of the boundary of the said
proposed district and it appeauug
also that said petitioners are tax
payers legal voters and residents
of the proposed graded common
school district and it further ap
pearing that the County Superen
tendent hes endorsed on said
petition his approval of same and
that a majority of the trustees of j
each common school district that1
will be embraced within said pro
posed graded common school
district in whole or in part have
endorsed their approval on said
petition as provided by law and
the couit being sufficiently advised
ordered that the sheriff ot this
county be and is hereby directed Price. W A
to cause a poil to be opened and
an election to be held at the school
house of common school di
strict No. 14, on the 8th day
of Feb. 1913 the same being 40
days or more after tb.2 entry of
this order for the purpose
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li; L' 1113. IV11I (Mill III U Lt 3lt !! 1 ' " .-.,..
Thomas. EC r5 A D Knuckles 3 52
PRECINCT No. 4, Scafiel Cave. '
Auglin, Henry 50 Jin- Bowman 7 25
Bowman, Jaa 30 Henry Angli.n 4 37
80 Vina Croucher 5 1G
35 C?le drill 4 37
Gadd. Chas, nr 60 Nick Chistenn 3 95 FTO
Hart, A. C 100 R A Swinf ord 10 'J3 j A g ft
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Harris, W B So H L, Rowiett
Joyner, E 35 MosuAnglin
Kirby, Laton 170 Jas Perkins
Miller, F F 40 T E Croucher
Pennington heii-t,0G J II Wolf 3 95
Pigs, Hiram 40 Robt Chestnut 4 37
Richmoud,Ncut G3 Jan es Grant 6 lo
Rector, D G SO Major Gadd 9 02
Russell & Co 200 II Lovctt 7 60
Rich, Nannie 40 J W Toriri 3 95
Sears, Will 50 John Decs 3 95
Spires, Sarada 50 II C Rowiett 3 13
Swinford Heirs 50 Albert Hart 2 71
PRECINCT No. 5, Crookericreek.
Bowles, Mat 49 A C Carpenter 1 07
Durham. ED 50 L D Mullins C 70
Gabbard, Green 40 W M Harnett 4 93lg
Isaacs., Sanford 25 G Phiibeek 4 32 , ftj
Martin, W A SO Jones Durham 5 37 ! t2
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McGuiro, Chas 25 M Shig'eton
Sluiton, Geo 50 S Singleton
PRECINCT No. 6, Orlando.
Anderson, W F 92 GeowAiulerson 9 31
Baker, W H 15 Tack Langforri $
1911 and 1912 40 05 , 3
Bullock, Ed 42 W H P.-octor 7 20 '
Robinson, S T ilO John MoHargue 6 37 j 2?.3SZZ3cE5K22;
PRECINCT No. 7. j
Bailey, W II 60 John Jonc3 7 ?0 ', "
Coy, Hiram 20 Allen Mounce 5 '22'
Clark, Tom 50 Joel, English 4 37
Durham, Hardin 30 John Mobley 3 46
Denlmm, Neut 50 J F Owens 4 37
Gentry, J E, town lot, Livingston 5 42 1
Hellard, T J II Jim Hall 0 95
Hensley, Ham 50 Joe Engli&h 4 3J
Lamb, Joe 24 John MeKiuley 5 37
Magee.H D. 2 town lots, Livingston 15 3
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North Main Street
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Marshal, Gabe 50 Dock Jones
Mink, John 47 Win Napier
Resiner, J A 30 RoLt. jewel
DISTRICT No. S.
Ivlize, Tom 70 Will Rener
Price, John A iOO J E Bullock
Ray, M K 40 J M Oliver
Taylor, Jas 30 J R Childres
PRECINCT No. 9.
Logsrion, Jane 50 David Blder
4 WT Taylor
Todd, Willie 60 J J Brown
PRECINCT No. 10, Brodhead.
Abrams, C A 50 LewisVanhook
Hal.ard, JM S Catherine Evans
1911 and 1912
Snmmers, town lot
Brodhead 4 2S
0f I Brown, J M, 5 town lots, Brodhead 4 28
taking tbe sense of the legal white , ' . "' . -.-',, ,
" , Tom Francisco town lot in Broil-
voters residing wiMi'-i Hie hoini , head for yearsi9l0t i9ii &, 1912 12 fir
daxy of the said piopcsed graded ) Hilton, Kmley, town lot. Brodhead 2 82
corampn school district whether Presten, Lenard, town lot, Brouh'd 3 00
there shall be levied and collected Preston, D M, town lot, Brodhead 46
an annual tax of not exceeding Payne. Samuel, 14 acrs on Copper'k 2 12
, ., u e, r , c.,k. ! Roberts, Lon 05 Joel Weodall 561
UU, Ull Ctlli giUW Ul JilUpCllJ OUL- 1
'Just in proportion to its
progressiveuess, its prudence,
its enterprise, its liberalilv
within conservative bounds, is
the bank a blessing to the
people it serves.
This bank constantly en
deavors to meet these re
quirements. THE PEOPLES BANK
U. G. BAKER, President.
J.P.E. DRUMMOND, Vice.-Pres.
CLAUDE C COX.Ass't. Cash
PRECINCT No. 11.
iect to state and coulIv taxation
"owned bv white persons and aoi Chasteen, 15 L 15 Wat Young
nA; CS f .,11 o rarRu.iuuuv, ou inc
CAOCCU1HU l.U Ul 'VJJ1 I.CWW Ull
male inhabitant of said
You can uot keep posted on cur
rent events unless you read the
(Louisville, Ky. HENRY WAT
TERSON, Editor. )
A Democratic President
Bas been elected and an era of
Prosperity has set in. You can get
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proposed Graded Common school
district over 21 years of age for
the purpose of establishing and
maintainingjlga graded common
school therein as provided by
the common school law. The
officers of said election will also
cause the legal voters of said pro
Dosed graded common school dis
trict to vote for six persons to be
trustees of same In case said Tax
shall be approved. The officers
of said election will make return
in due form of the result of same
at the earliest day practicable.
L. W. Bkthurum, J. R. C C
j?3ccjfc3qae& 85 3er&3c363e$6B
Bowmak, C R. C. C.
THE BEST COUGH MEDICINE.
"I have used Chamberlain's
Cough Remedy ever since I hav
been keeping house", says L. C.
Hames, of Marbury, Ala. "1
consider it one of the best reme
dies I ever used. My children
have all t .ken it and it works like
a charm. For sale by All Dealers.
Eight farms, containing about
600 acres. Reasonably good build
ings. From 3 to 5 ft. of good coal
on each tract. Timber sufficient
to supply all farm needs. This
land yields well and can all be eas
ily cultivated. Also one 20-H. P.
Russell boiler and engin" and saw
rig, and 36-in. band saw outfit.
All same as new. About one mil
lion feet of good saw timber on
other land and 75000 ft. of board
lumber. - Also my interest in 10
good work mules and 2 yoke of
good work oxen. Will make terms
Sheriffs Land Sales
I or my deputy will on Monday
Februay lo, 1913, (being regular coun
ty court) at the front door of the
Court house in Mt. Vernon, Ky., offer
for sale lo the highest and best bidder
the following tracts of land in Rock
castle county, Ky., for taxes due the
countj and State for the year 1912 ex
cept as other-wipe specified.
1 PRECINCT No. I, E. Mi. Vernon
No. of Tax &
Name Acres Neighbor Cost
Adams, Ed IOO W H Fish U 35
Lay, John 50 Fray Lay 5 53
Stoke&JW.NR.town lot,Mt Vernon 5 17
PELECINCT no, 2, W. Mt. vernon
Asher, P R, town lot, Mt Vernon 28 53
Clifford, S M, town lot, " 4 44
Menifee, A C, 120 R V Menifee 4 63
Menifee, RV 29 HH Helton 5 54
Taylor, T G ' 60 J N Griffin 24 54
PRECINCT No. 3, Roundstone
Byrd, Green 85 Carroll Martin 5 06
Blazer, Frank 45 H H Dugger 3 95
Edwards, H J 4 Snyder 3 51
Gadd, W M 59 G S Wren 5 53
Knuckles, Ad 25 J W Lambert 5 07
Martin, Johnny 32 Sara Lambert 7 97
Owens, James 30 J W Kirby 4 93
Pullen8, Geo 25 Conway 5 68
Oidsenberrt. - 3 Jas Taylor 4 914
T.J. NICELEY. S R. 0.
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R. H. COOVER
MT. VERNON, KY.
Baker Building, Up Stairs.
Rooms recently oceupied by Drs. Hat
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FHE SCOURGE OF
bss pTf t7g
Cost the hog raiser millions of dollars last yeae and nothing short of vaccination
seemed to offer the slightest promise oa c ure.
Prevention, however, is the logical solution of the question. Dr. Hess. (M.D., D.V.S.)
has always maintained that by giving Dr. Hess Stock Tonic to tone up and strengthen every
organ in the systetn.'to regulate the bowels, liver and kidneys, expel worms ; and also thoroughly
disinfect the premises, sleepio quarter and runs with Dr. Hess Dip and Disinfectant, would
prevent-an outbreak of this disease.
Read what one of the big hog raisers in the country says :
" During 1911 our country was visited by one of the worst hog plagues ever known.
We fed Dr. Hess Stock Tonic, and only lost two head out of a herd of two hundred and
ten." Alex. Nevius, Modesta, 111.
Also note what bulletin No. !82 of the Kanssas State ollege says
about preventing 1 j 1 oJera
When we recall the conditions which favor the disease and the manner in which its infection
takes place, it will be seen thnt feeding and caring of hog has much to do with the prevention of the
Cholera. Premises shonld he cleaned and disinfected Tegularly. The hogs themselves should be dipped
every few weeks. Maintaining these conditions helps to keep np the vitality of the hog and in this way
troublss of all kinds are warded off. To aid digestion and circulation and to preventworms, the bulletin
reeommeuds a formula of Wood charcoal, Sulphur, Salt, Sodium Bicarhonate, Sodium Sulphate, Sodium
Hyposulphate and Black Antim
This formula, given in tablespoonful doses would undoubtedly be ben'efical but would cost the hog raiser about
10c per pound, Nov compare this with the formula for Dr. Hess Stock Tonic which Is vastly superior and has stood
the test of 20 years.
NUX VOMICA. Digestive and Nerve Tonic. QUASSIA, Digestive & General Tonic. Expels Worms
SUIPHATEOFIRON, Blood Builder & Expels Worms. SULPHATE OP sODA,Laxative& acts upon theLiver.
COMMON SALT, Appetizer. Expels Vorms. . EPSOM SALTS, Laxative,
NITRATE OF POTASH, Acts upon the Kidueys. CHAKCOAL. Prevents Noxious Gases.
FENUGREEK, Tonic and Aromatic.
This preparation is compounded by Dr. Hess, (M.D., D.V.S.) and sold to you on a written
guarantee and only costs 3c per month for the average hog. The definition of the ingredients
are taken from the United States Dispensatory aud noted medical authorities.
Feed your hogs
Dr. Hess Stock Tonic
to prevont disease and expel worms. Sprinkle the runs and sleeping quarters with a solution of
Dr. Hess Pip snd Disinfectant
one of the foremost coal tar, creosote disinfectants known. Also djp.your hogs with this solution
when the weather will permit, and you will have no loss from disease. '
25 lb Pail $l.o. loo tbs., $5.00
JONAS McKENZlE, deler MT. VERNON, KY.
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